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Divorce: There is no impediment for Muslim women to take legal action – High Court

Kochi: A division bench of the apex court comprising Justices A. Mohammad Mushtaq and CS Dias has ruled that there is no impediment to Muslim women taking legal action for divorce.

The important ruling is to amend the existing provision in the country that divorce can only be granted under the Muslim Women’s Divorce Act. The court ruled that the provisions of the Personal Law, which also give women the right to speak, are valid. The Division Bench ruled in favor of a group of petitioners.

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